Wilfred Ndidi: An effective replacement for Ngolo Kante

Wilfred Ndidi: An effective replacement for Ngolo Kante

Many questions were asked of then Premier League champions Leicester City as they allowed one of the stars of their historic title-winning season in Ngolo Kante to move to Chelsea for £32m. Although The Foxes managed to keep hold of other crucial players like Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, the Leicester midfield began to show signs of weakness as the foxes endured a mixed season as they finished 12th in the defense of their title. Although it is seemingly impossible to replace …
Liverpool Vs Leicester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Liverpool Vs Leicester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

On Saturday, we will see two sides with formidable attacking verve and equally flimsy defences go head to head in the 21st game week of the season. Leicester City travel to Liverpool to try and win their first game there since 1999-2000. History, as well as current form suggests that this is going to be a high-scoring game, quite possibly a thriller like the game at the King Power stadium back in September. Liverpool come into this game with great confidence …
Why Leicester should bring Okazaki into the team over festive fixtures

Why Leicester should bring Okazaki into the team over festive fixtures

Leicester City face Manchester United in one of four games between now and the first of the year in all competitions with the foxes looking to put their League Cup exit at the hands of Manchester City behind them and build on their current position of 8th in the Premier League. With so many fixtures being played, squad rotation has become vital for every manager looking to keep their squad fit and fresh - One man that has been part …
Future England Stars?

Future England Stars?

With the 2018 World Cup in Russia slowly approaching, Gareth Southgate is having to rotate and experiment with the huge national pool of English players available to him, especially the new batch of young English prospects coming through as well as young players establishing themselves in the Premier League after making their way through the EFL leagues. This article will analyse some of the most promising and likely call ups to Southgates next international squad for the first time. Dominic …
Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The last two Premier League champions will meet at the KP Stadium on Saturday as Leicester City host Chelsea. The former are unlikely to be competing at the top of the division during this campaign, but the current champions will have ambitions to retain their title. On deadline day, they signed Danny Drinkwater and Davide Zappacosta. The former was signed from this weekend's opponents and there is a possibility that he can reform his midfield partnership with Ngolo Kante. This …
How Shakespeare's Ballad has Steadied the Leicester Ship

How Shakespeare's Ballad has Steadied the Leicester Ship

Leicester’s is a classic example of how quickly things can change in football. A season after scaling the heights of clinching their first ever Premier League title, the Foxes were down at the nadir, struggling to look for anything that they could hold on to climb out of the dreaded red zone. Claudio Ranieri’s axing from his position as the manager did nothing to dispel the gloom that surrounded a club whose fall from grace seemed inevitable after the miraculous …
The Stats Behind Leicester City’s Revival

The Stats Behind Leicester City’s Revival

Leicester City – the club that has made a habit of confounding the pundits. When they were relegation candidates towards the end of 2014-15, they launched a fierce rearguard that ensured that they stayed up. When they were the least likely club in the Premier League to win the title, they went ahead and won it. And when earlier this season, experts were predicting at least a mid-table finish for the Champions, they landed themselves in a soup by game …
Claudio Ranieri: Why His Sacking Was Justified

Claudio Ranieri: Why His Sacking Was Justified

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